NMSU Round Up

Reported on-campus sexual assaults increase since 2017

Reported on-campus sexual assaults increase since 2017

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

The number of reported on-campus rape incidents increased in 2018 according to the 2019 Annual Security Report from the New Mexico State University Police Department.  The NMSU Annual Security Report is released Oct. 1 annually, reporting crime statistics from the previous three years. The&...

Vaping raises concerns at NMSU

Vaping raises concerns at NMSU

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Nationwide news points to a possible link between a recorded 18 deaths and the use of vaping, drawing speculation on whether vaping should be regulated or not. When discussing the recent reports on vaping, Judi Voelz, Ph.D. and medical director of the Aggie Health and Wellness Center at New Mexico...

US Rep Xochitl Torres Small visits NMSU to engage student voice

US Rep Xochitl Torres Small visits NMSU to engage student voice

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

October 7, 2019

Rep.  Xochitl Torres Small of New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District visited campus to speak with students Oct. 2 as part of a series called Congress on your Campus, coordinated by the Associated Students of New Mexico State University’s governmental affairs department. &...

Annual AG Day held before NMSU Homecoming game

Annual AG Day held before NMSU Homecoming game

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture and the New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will be hosting AG Day before the NMSU homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 5. Sponsored by the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services,...

Engineering Complex III remains closed after fire, water damage extensive

Engineering Complex III remains closed after fire, water damage extensive

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2019

Areas of New Mexico State University’s Engineering Complex III remain closed after the small fire that occurred early Monday morning, Sept. 30.   The fire, caused by an overheated electrical appliance (described as a type of cooling fan), was extinguished quickly by the automatic spri...

For Her Brother: An NMSU student’s resilience after the El Paso Shooting

For Her Brother: An NMSU student’s resilience after the El Paso Shooting

Ariana Parra, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

On August 3, Las Cruces’s neighboring city, El Paso, Texas faced one of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The shooting occurred at a Walmart supercenter near the Cielo Vista Mall, which left 22 killed and 24 injured. Joanna Rodriguez, a sophomore majoring in psychology at New Mexico State...

NMSU’s Devasthali Hall reports break in, investigation ongoing

Victoria Del Toro and Ch'ree Essary

October 2, 2019

Newly constructed Devasthali Hall was reportedly broken-into after a member of the art department noticed equipment had been staged for a robbery Monday morning. According to New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu, approximately $20,000 worth of equipment was “staged” for the would-have been ro...

Timely Travel: How NMSU employees attend meetings far from campus

Timely Travel: How NMSU employees attend meetings far from campus

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

The University Flight Operations, also known as "Aggie Air,"  takes New Mexico State University employees traveling by air to save time. Not to be confused with one of the universities wireless networks, "Aggie Air" is an unofficial name of the University Flight Operations, a service for any...

ASNMSU Supreme Court bill spurs discussion

ASNMSU Supreme Court bill spurs discussion

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

October 1, 2019

The 63rd Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University passed a bill on Thursday evening that will provide funding for members of the ASNMSU Supreme Court to visit Washington D.C. in November and hear several cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Chief Justice Diana Estala said that...

Breaking: Engineering Complex III closed after early morning fire

Breaking: Engineering Complex III closed after early morning fire

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

New Mexico State University’s Engineering Complex III will be closed until further notice due to an early morning fire in the building. The NMSU emergency notification system sent out the announcement around 8 a.m. Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications Justin Bannister said the ...

Visiting artist lectures at NMSU before opening of inaugural gallery

Visiting artist lectures at NMSU before opening of inaugural gallery

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

Internationally renowned artist Patty Chang hosted an artist lecture at New Mexico State University on Sept. 26 as a precursor to the University Art Museum’s inaugural exhibit "Labor: Motherhood and Art." Chang’s focus is in several realms of art, including performance and video art, photography,...

Annual NMSU and UTEP blood drive held two months before teams compete

Annual NMSU and UTEP blood drive held two months before teams compete

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

The sixteenth annual I-10 Coalition Blood Drive between New Mexico State University and the University of Texas at El Paso occurred two months before the two teams are scheduled to play against each other this year. Bruce Vandevender, director of campus activities, is responsible for coordinating...

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